Proposed Rules

The following is a current list of proposed, interim final rules, or final rules related to the regulations AMS is responsible for enforcing. All notices, except for final rules, are open for public comment until the deadline stated within the notice.
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Below is a list of rules currently going through the regulatory process.
Regulation Status Datesort ascending Title
Marketing Orders (ALL) Final 6/4/2019 Raisins Produced from Grapes Grown in California
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 5/31/2019 Marketing Order Regulating the Handling of Spearmint Oil Produced in the Far West: Increased Assessment Rate
Rulemaking (General) Open for Comment 5/24/2019 Agency Information Collection Activities - Specialty Crops Market News Division
PACA Open for Comment 5/24/2019 Agency Information Collection Activities - PACA
Organic Regulations Notice 5/22/2019 Meetings: National Organic Standards Board October 2019
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 5/21/2019 Irish Potatoes Grown in Colorado: Handling Regulation for Area No. 2
Plant Variety Protection Act Open for Comment 5/14/2019 Application for Plant Variety Protection Certification and Objective Description of Variety-Asexually Reproduced Varieties
Research & Promotion Final 5/13/2019 Soybean and Beef Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information, Amendments
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 5/8/2019 Grower Diversion Requirements: Tart Cherries
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Final 5/6/2019 Marketing Order: Spearmint Oil